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Crossroads of America, Terre Haute, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
N 39° 27.982 W 087° 24.502
16S E 464872 N 4368611
Quick Description: Sign listing the intersection of Rts 40 and 41 in Terre Haute. Other locations have made a similar claim.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 8/15/2010 9:41:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM9FVN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member FamilyTrees
Views: 20

Long Description:
Text from the sign:

US Highway 40, the old National Road which opened the west for settlement, and U. S. Highway 41, a major north-south route, were designated part of the original federal highway system in 1926. Their intersection in Terre Haute at Wabash Avenue and Seventh Street became the "Crossroads of America."

The original sign can be found a block east at N 39° 28.007 87° 24.412.
Americana: Other

Significant Interest: Other

Milestone / Marker: Historical Marker

Web Address: Not listed

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